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Cynical Realism and Reflections of Contemporary China | WideWalls

Cynical Realism and Reflections of Contemporary China

Cynical Realism and Reflections of Contemporary China | WideWalls

Yue Minjun — contemporary Chinese artist.  Movement: Cynical Realism. { i see immediately humorous and sympathetic in his artworks } btw the artworks illustrate mostly his laughing face. :D

{ i see immediately humorous and sympathetic in his artworks } btw the artworks illustrate mostly his laughing face.

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Underneath its tongue-in-cheek rejections of Western fashion norms, the realist ‘new Russian aesthetic’ of Demna Gvasalia, Gosha Rubchinskiy and Lotta Volkova is neither real nor new.

Fang Lijun. Cynical Realism, a movement which developed in China in the 1990s focusing on the analysis of Chinese socio-political history in the 20th century.

Cynical Realism, a movement which developed in China in the focusing on the analysis of Chinese socio-political history in the century.

Cynical Realism and Reflections of Contemporary China | WideWalls

Cynical Realism and Reflections of Contemporary China

Cynical Realism and Reflections of Contemporary China | WideWalls

Chicago's stolid City Hall is filled with old questions, old cliches, old quips that reflect the cynical realism of all that is politics in this metropolis.    And one of the oldest is this:   "Who are the smartest aldermen in the Chicago City Council?" For nearly three decades now, the answer has almost always been the same:    "Ed Burke and then all the rest."

Chicago's stolid City Hall is filled with old questions, old cliches, old quips that reflect the cynical realism of all that is politics in this metropolis. And one of the oldest is this: "Who are the smartest aldermen in the Chicago City Council?" For nearly three decades now, the answer has almost always been the same: "Ed Burke and then all the rest."

Fang Lijun, Group Two, No.2.    One of the forerunners of the Chinese movement cynical realism. It's a piece I can't stop looking at. Saw it early nineties in Rotterdam and a poster of it is hanging in my home ever since.

85 new wave…looking at Chinese avant-garde art since 1985

Fang Lijun, Group Two, One of the forerunners of the Chinese movement cynical realism. Saw it early nineties in Rotterdam and a poster of it is hanging in my home ever since.

Fang Lijun. Cynical Realism, a movement which developed in China in the 1990s focusing on the analysis of Chinese socio-political history in the 20th century.

Available for sale from Kunzt Gallery, Fang Lijun, Untitled Lithograph, 56 × 76 cm

Chinese Painting: Characteristics, Types, History

Chinese Painting: Aesthetic Aims of Painters in China: Connection Between Calligraphy and Painting

Obra de Yue Minjun, del Realismo Cínico Chino

El movimiento del Realismo Cínico chino

Cynical Realism and Reflections of Contemporary China | WideWalls

Cynical Realism and Reflections of Contemporary China

Cynical Realism and Reflections of Contemporary China | WideWalls

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